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Melbourne tram stop platform rebuilds

In 2014 it was discovered that existing platform stops across the Melbourne tram network were of a non-compliant height, so Yarra Trams had to go back and raise the surface of each one to current standards.

Platform stops at the William Barak Bridge following the edges being raised

26 May 2016 12:44 PM
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Ramp leading up to the resurfaced tram stop outside Southern Cross Station

Note how the edges ramp up at a different angle - a row of thin pavers have been laid stop the bluestone platform coping

11 November 2014 09:04 AM
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Gap left between the myki machine and a resurfaced platform stop on Collins Street

28 October 2014 16:33 PM
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Transition between resurfaced and original section at the Bourke and Swanston Street platform stop

14 October 2014 18:02 PM
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Resurfacing works about to start at the west end of the Bourke and Swanston Street platform stop

14 October 2014 18:01 PM
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South end of the Southern Cross Station platform stop on Spencer Street now resurfaced

9 October 2014 16:50 PM
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Resurfacing works almost completed at the south end of the Southern Cross Station platform stop on Spencer Street

3 October 2014 17:38 PM
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Difference in height between the raised (left) and original (right) sections of the platform stop

3 October 2014 17:38 PM
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Resurfacing works almost completed at the south end of the Southern Cross Station platform stop on Spencer Street

3 October 2014 17:38 PM
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Resurfacing works almost completed at the south end of the Southern Cross Station platform stop on Spencer Street

3 October 2014 17:37 PM
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Difference in height between the raised (left) and original (right) sections of the platform stop

30 September 2014 08:45 AM
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Resurfacing works continue at the Southern Cross Station platform stop on Spencer Street

30 September 2014 08:44 AM
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Resurfacing works continue at the Southern Cross Station platform stop on Spencer Street

30 September 2014 08:44 AM
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Resurfacing works about to start at the east end of the Bourke and Swanston Street platform stop

29 September 2014 13:48 PM
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Resurfacing works about to start at the east end of the Bourke and Swanston Street platform stop

29 September 2014 13:47 PM
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Resurfacing works about to start at the east end of the Bourke and Swanston Street platform stop

29 September 2014 13:47 PM
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Completed platform stop resurfacing works at the west end of the Bourke Street Mall

23 September 2014 17:52 PM
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Resurfacing works commence at the Southern Cross Station platform stop on Spencer Street

23 September 2014 08:34 AM
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Only one end of the Southern Cross Station platform stop closed for resurfacing works

23 September 2014 08:33 AM
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Completed platform stop resurfacing works at Flinders and Market Street

22 September 2014 13:43 PM
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Resurfacing works commence at the Southern Cross Station platform stop on Spencer Street

22 September 2014 09:14 AM
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Platform stop works almost complete at the west end of the Bourke Street Mall

16 September 2014 18:00 PM
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Platform stop works at the west end of the Bourke Street Mall

Note the big puddle in the tracks - the works to the platform stop haven't fixed it!

9 September 2014 17:16 PM
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